Northern Ireland

Police granted extra time to question Lurgan murder suspect

Laura Marshall Image copyright PSNI
Image caption Police have appealed for information following the murder of Laura Marshall

Police investigating the murder of Laura Marshall in Lurgan have been granted an extra 36 hours by a court to question a 36-year-old man.

Officers had already been given a 36-hour extension on Tuesday.

Ms Marshall was found dead at an apartment block at Victoria Street in the town on Sunday evening.

The police initially said Ms Marshall's death was being treated as suspicious. They launched a murder inquiry after a post-mortem examination.

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Image caption Ms Marshall's body was discovered on Sunday evening at a block of flats